Luis CdeBaca, a senior adviser to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is to make an official visit to Cambodia this week, according to a statement released on Sunday by the US Embassy. CdeBaca will be here in his capacity as director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the US State Department and will make a statement at the US Embassy on Wednesday. CdeBaca was appointed to his position by US President Barack Obama in May 2009. His office oversees American activities "in the global fight against contemporary forms of slavery", the embassy statement said.
In Brief: Trafficking expert from us to visit
- Proof giants walked among us humans?
For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,
- New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’
After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty
- Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’
Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up
- Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank
Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group